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Product Design and UX Intern (Summer 2024)

LatchBio
Internship
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On-site
San Francisco
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US ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
April 2, 2024

Seeking an ambitious product design intern to help pioneer software in biology.

The convergence of laboratory automation, high-throughput assays, and machine learning is moving the medium of biological discovery to silicon.

โ€At LatchBio, we are building the ubiquitous cloud SaaS platform to store, visualize and analyze data from biological experiments.

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What's the Product?

We are 22 engineers in San Francisco solving the data bottleneck in biology:

- Data in biotech has increased 10,000x over the past 10 years

- AI in biopharma will 20x in 7 years. $200m to $4b, 54% CAGR.

- We build ubiquitous software, storage, pipelines, & machine learning for all of biology.

Our mission is to build and disseminate the data infrastructure platform of the biocomputing revolution. Today, this is a cloud platform for biotechs to upload, store, analyze, and visualize biological data.

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Traction

Spun out of UC Berkeley in 2021, we spent 9 months on customer discovery, 12 months building the product, 9 months readying our go-to-market, and the last 3 months beginning to scale. We have achieved:

- 50+ new biotech companies onboarded in the past 12 months

- $28m Series A from Lux Capital, Coatue, and General Catalyst

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Outcomes we deliver

- 50% cost savings on cloud (1)

- 80% reduced time-to-insight for biotechs (2)

- 300% increase in validated drug targets in a biotechs data pipeline (3)

- 2x faster drug target screening (4)

- 2-5 FTE hires saved

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Who are you?

What you will do

- Conduct user research, including interviews, surveys, and usability testing.

- Create user journey maps.

- Analyze user feedback and data to identify pain points and areas for improvement in the user experience.

- Collaborate with product manager, designer, and developers to create wireframes, prototypes, and mockups.

- Create and maintain documentation for the platform, including user guides, release notes, and technical specifications.

- Support the product manager and designer in various other tasks and projects as needed.

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What you need to succeed

- A portfolio of product design samples, either from personal projects or past internships.

- Previous internship experience conducting user research and creating user journey maps.

- Past experience in UX and/or Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).

- Front-end development skills are a plus.

- Product knowledge โ†’ understanding Latch's features, services, benefits, and how they meet the needs of a wide variety of scientific aims that biotech users may have.

- Passion for all aspects of the design process โ†’ including project strategy, UI/UX, visual design, and interaction design.

- Ability to work Monday through Saturday in-person in San Francisco.

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What's it like to work at Latch?

This closeness will give you a clear idea of what it means to be a CXO and Founder of a high growth early stage technology startup. This is a great role for rockstars who eventually want to be founders or world-class product designers within a tech company.

We have a sprawling space in Dropboxโ€™s building with floor-to-ceiling windows and a mix of desks, pods, couches, and collaboration stations.

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Benefits

You perform your best when you feel your best. Weโ€™re building a high-performance team and donโ€™t hold back on benefits that make people feel healthy, be fulfilled, and do the best work of their lives:

- Stipend of $6000 - $8,000 per month, commensurate with experience.

- Unlimited PTO policy

- $3,000 bonus for each new hire you originally source

- Every lunch and dinner is paid for

- 100% premium covered on Cignaโ€™s platinum health plan ($0 premium, $0 deductible) and 75% premium coverage for dependents.

- 75%-subsidized top-tier dental and vision insurance

- Ambitious equity incentives

- 401(k) plan options

- Company-sponsored professional development

- Work visa sponsorship

- Team-wide science reading groups

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